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Grandizer 

UFO robo: Gurendaizâ (original title)
Escaping from Vega's evil forces, the young Prince of planet Fleed leaves his destroyed homeland aboard the UFO Robot Grendizer, a powerful war machine, and makes it to Earth. Rescued by a ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Hiroya Ishimaru ...  Kôji Kabuto 1 episode, 1975
Chiyoko Kawashima Chiyoko Kawashima ...  Makiba Hikaru 1 episode, 1975
Ken'ichi Ogata Ken'ichi Ogata ...  Brackky 1 episode, 1975
Kei Tomiyama Kei Tomiyama ...  Daisuke Umon / ... 1 episode, 1975
Jôji Yanami ...  Dr. Genzo Umon 1 episode, 1975
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Escaping from Vega's evil forces, the young Prince of planet Fleed leaves his destroyed homeland aboard the UFO Robot Grendizer, a powerful war machine, and makes it to Earth. Rescued by a bright scientist and fellow earthlings, he fights the saucers and robots sent by Vega, who plans to seize the mighty Grendizer and conquer the whole universe, or destroy it either. Written by Luis Pero

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Official Sites:

Toei [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 October 1975 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Grandizer See more »

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Runtime:

(74 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Aired in North America in the early 80's as part of "Force Five," a syndicated package of five 70's anime series. Only 26 of the original 74 episodes were translated. See more »

Connections

Followed by UFO robo: Gurendaizâ (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Uchuu no Ouja Grendizer
(Ending song)
Music by Shunsuke Kikuchi
Arrangements by Ken-Ichiro Morioka
Lyrics by Kougo Hotomi
Performed by Isao Sasaki
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Great show that teaches morals, ethics and toughness unlike today's sissy cartoons.
25 July 2014 | by marc5477See all my reviews

I grew up watching this anime in Arabic and I can still watch it today. Please note that the English dubbed version of this anime is horrible and I would claim it is unwatchable. It was so bad that the translations were canceled after about 8 episodes (out of 72) I believe. If you want to see this anime, get the original Japanese with English subtitles and avoid the dubbed version like the plague.

I really believe that this cartoon helped shape my personality somewhat because it introduced me to the idea of heroes in a clear and direct way. Daisuki is a clean cut hero similar to Superman in the Western world, except in a giant robot. He always did good and never wavered which I believe is a good lesson to teach kids. Unlike Supes however, Daisuki had to get his hands dirty and there was a lot of killing in this show. The deaths usually happen during battle with the bad guys getting blown up. There is nothing overly gross or graphic so don't worry about questionable content however bad guys do die in this show as do some not so bad guys. I don't know about you, but I hate how western cartoons have degenerated to be politically correct. They end up breeding sissy kids who are easy prey for bullies and whatnot. I don't think there is anything politically correct about avoiding human violence to a minimal degree and if anything it is good to show how a hero should behave in the face of wrong. Note that I am about as liberal a person as you will find and I think that this show is perfect for kids. People are too quick to forget that nations are founded by those who fight, not those who get run over or run away. The world has been run over by underachieving ninny whiners and I am tired of it. Its important that we remember how to fight and not be so passive in the face of evil people so you can bet your petuty that my kids will be watching this anime as they get older.

Grendizer is a lot better than modern anime and cartoons in all ways except its age. This was made in the 70's so you cannot expect modern quality animation. The show is also a bit repetitive but so are many other TV shows, cartoons and anime so I don't didn't knock it down too much for that. I really do wish that this anime is remade to modern technology and with deeper script but for now, this gets the job done.


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